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Nampeyo was born in Tewa Village (Hano), First Mesa, Hopi reservation, Arizona, the daughter of Qotsvema, a Hopi farmer from Walpi, and Qotcakao of the Corn Clan at Hano. She was the first American Indian artisan to be hired to give demonstrations at Hopi House in Grand Canyon National Park. (Photo/NPS)

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Grand Canyon tips their hat to women in March
Women’s History Month highlights Native American contributions

For Native American women, their ancestral ties to Grand Canyon go back hundreds of years, when tribes were once the sole occupants of the lands where the park now exists.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News March 8, 2022